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Question 1: New World codices were written as late as the 16th century (see Maya codices and ________).
Aztec warfareAztec codicesAztlánNahuatl

Question 2: This group includes the ________, containing part of St John's Gospel, and perhaps dating from between 125 and 160.
Biblical manuscriptCodex VaticanusRylands Library Papyrus P52Codex Sinaiticus

Question 3: The next step was then to cut the folios, sew and glue them at their centers, making it easier to use the ________ or vellum recto-verso as with a modern book.
EgyptOxyrhynchus PapyriAncient EgyptPapyrus

Question 4: There were intermediate stages, such as scrolls folded ________-style and pasted together at the back and books were printed only on one side of the paper.
AccordionChemnitzer concertinaBandoneónConcertina

Question 5: The scholarly study of these manuscripts from the point of view of the ________ craft is called codicology, while the study of ancient documents in general is called paleography.
Paper modelCalligraphyWeavingBookbinding

Question 6: Julius Caesar, traveling in ________, found it useful to fold his scrolls concertina-style for quicker reference[citation needed], as the Chinese also later did.
La Tène cultureGaulsCeltsGaul

Question 7: The codex also made it easier to organize documents in a ________ because it had a stable spine on which the title of the book could be written.
ItalyIslamic Golden AgeAbbasid CaliphateLibrary

Question 8: A codex (________ for block of wood, book; plural codices) is a book in the format used for modern books, with separate pages normally bound together and given a cover.
Vulgar LatinLatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 9: [7] The ________ religion still retains the Torah scroll, at least for ceremonial use.

Question 10: [1] The spread of the codex is closely associated with the rise of Christianity which has been using it as the exclusive book format of the ________ almost from the beginning.
Christianity and JudaismNevi'imBiblical canonBible

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